jacob Harold - President & Ceo, Guidestar
Jacob Harold is the President & CEO of GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofits. Each year more than 9 million users seek answers from GuideStar’s 3.5 billion pieces of data.
Jacob was named to the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50 in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Jacob came to GuideStar from the Hewlett Foundation, where he led grantmaking for the Philanthropy Program. Between 2006 and 2012, he oversaw $30 million in grants which, together, aimed to build a 21st century infrastructure for smart giving. Before that, he worked as a consultant to nonprofits and foundations at the Bridgespan Group and as a climate change campaigner and strategist with the Packard Foundation, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace USA.
He has written extensively on climate change and philanthropic strategy. His essays have been used as course materials at Stanford, Duke, Wharton, Harvard, Oxford, and Tsinghua. He earned an AB summa cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Stanford. Jacob has further training from Green Corps, Bain, the Chinese Academy of Sciences/Santa Fe Institute, and SIT. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jacob is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where his parents ran small community-based nonprofit organizations. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife—a physician-anthropologist—and their young son.
Camille landis - SVP of Corporate development, unity biotechnology
Camille joined UNITY Biotechnology as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development in May 2018. Prior to UNITY, Camille was the Chief Business Officer at Eidos Therapeutics, where she led corporate development and financing activities. Prior to Eidos, Camille served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Relypsa, where she was responsible for building and leading corporate development, alliance management and strategic planning. She led the sale process of Relypsa to Galencia for $1.5B and supported the company's IPO and financing activities, which raised over $475M. She also led Relypsa's global partnering effort that resulted in a $165M licensing agreement with Vifor Fresenius Medical Renal Pharma and a co-detailing agreement with Sanofi. Camille also led Corporate Development efforts at Affymax and held multiple positions in finance, business development and commercial operations. Earlier in her career, Camille served as a life sciences strategy consultant with Frontline Consulting, acquired by Navigant, and as an investment banking analyst with Piper Jaffray’s healthcare investment banking practice, helping companies raise capital and advising on mergers and acquisitions.
Camille holds a M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in human biology from University of St. Thomas.
clayton collins, j.d., ll.m. - manager, pricewaterhouse coopers
Clay is a Manager in PricewaterhouseCooper's Transfer Pricing National Tax Services practice in Washington, D.C. Before joining the Transfer Pricing practice, Clay was a Manager in the firm's International Tax Services National Tax Services practice, where he focused on cross-border acquisitions and restructurings, foreign earnings deferral planning, bilateral tax treaties, and international treasury center operations. Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clay served as a law clerk at the United States Tax Court.
Clay completed a Master of Laws with distinction at the Georgetown University Law Center, and a Juris Doctor cum laude at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.